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1O'Connor, C. ; Weatherall, J.O.: ¬The misinformation age : how false ideas spread.
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2019. ix, 266 S.
Abstract: The social dynamics of alternative facts: why what you believe depends on who you know. Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite bad, even fatal, consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science Cailin OConnor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather than individual psychology, are whats essential to understanding the spread and persistence of false beliefs. It might seem that theres an obvious reason that true beliefs matter: false beliefs will hurt you. But if thats right, then why is it (apparently) irrelevant to many people whether they believe true things or not? The Misinformation Age, written for a political era riven by fake news, alternative facts, and disputes over the validity of everything from climate change to the size of inauguration crowds, shows convincingly that what you believe depends on who you know. If social forces explain the persistence of false belief, we must understand how those forces work in order to fight misinformation effectively.
Anmerkung: Rez. in: JASIST 71(2020) no.5, S.612-615 (Marc Kosciejew).
Wissenschaftsfach: Kommunikationswissenschaften ; Politikwissenschaft
LCSH: Errors / Social aspects ; Errors / Psychological aspects
RSWK: Falschmeldung / Fehlinformation / Massenmedien / Neue Medien / Informationsgesellschaft / Desinformation ; Fehlinformation / Verbreitung info / Informationsgesellschaft
BK: 05.20 Kommunikation und Gesellschaft
RVK: AP 14050 ; LC 13000 ; MF 1000
2Humphreys, L.: ¬The qualified self : social media and the accounting of everyday life.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2018. xvi, 179 S.
Abstract: How sharing the mundane details of daily life did not start with Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube but with pocket diaries, photo albums, and baby books. Social critiques argue that social media have made us narcissistic, that Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are all vehicles for me-promotion. In The Qualified Self, Lee Humphreys offers a different view. She shows that sharing the mundane details of our lives?what we ate for lunch, where we went on vacation, who dropped in for a visit?didn't begin with mobile devices and social media. People have used media to catalog and share their lives for several centuries. Pocket diaries, photo albums, and baby books are the predigital precursors of today's digital and mobile platforms for posting text and images. The ability to take selfies has not turned us into needy narcissists; it's part of a longer story about how people account for everyday life. Humphreys refers to diaries in which eighteenth-century daily life is documented with the brevity and precision of a tweet, and cites a nineteenth-century travel diary in which a young woman complains that her breakfast didn't agree with her. Diaries, Humphreys explains, were often written to be shared with family and friends. Pocket diaries were as mobile as smartphones, allowing the diarist to record life in real time. Humphreys calls this chronicling, in both digital and nondigital forms, media accounting. The sense of self that emerges from media accounting is not the purely statistics-driven ?quantified self,? but the more well-rounded qualified self. We come to understand ourselves in a new way through the representations of ourselves that we create to be consumed.
Inhalt: Introduction -- Sharing the everyday -- Performing identity work -- Remembrancing -- Reckoning -- Conclusion
Anmerkung: Rez. in: JASIST 70(2019) no.9, S.1043-1044 (Alexander Halavais).
Wissenschaftsfach: Sozialwissenschaften ; Psychologie ; Kommunikationswissenschaften
LCSH: Information technology / Social aspects ; Social media ; Diaries / Social aspects ; Self / Social aspects ; Identity (Psychology) and mass media ; Information technology / Social aspects
RSWK: Social Media / Alltag / Selbstdarstellung / Narzissmus
BK: 05.38 Neue elektronische Medien Kommunikationswissenschaft ; 71.43 Technologische Faktoren Soziologie ; 05.20 Kommunikation und Gesellschaft ; 71.44 Gruppenprozesse Soziologie ; 08.38 Ethik ; 80.49 Medienerziehung ; 71.40 Soziale Prozesse: Allgemeines ; 77.63 Soziale Interaktion soziale Beziehungen
GHBS: HWY (DU) ; KNZZ (PB) ; OGE (HA) ; OFY (HA)
RVK: LC 13000 ; MR 6600 ; AP 16250 ; MS 7965 ; MR 6600 ; AP 16250 ; MS 7965 ; AP 15965